‘Race to the Base' triathlon to close lanes on several major thoroughfares from Ala Moana to Kaneohe

‘Race to the Base' triathlon to close lanes on several major thoroughfares from Ala Moana to Kaneohe
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The annual Race to the Base triathlon will force the partial closure of several major thoroughfares on Saturday.

Affected roadways include Ala Moana Boulevard, the H-1 Freeway and the H-3 Freeway.

Lane closures will start at 3:30 a.m., and all affected lanes will be closed by about 6 a.m.

Crews will start reopening roadways after the last participant passes through the area.

All lanes should be reopened by 11:30 a.m.

The lane closures are:

  • Ala Moana Boulevard/Nimitz Highway: Two westbound left lanes will be closed from Kamakee Street to Valkenburgh Street. 
  • H-1 Freeway: Two westbound right lanes will be closed from the Valkenburgh Street on-ramp to the Kaneohe/Honolulu offramp (Exit 13B). 
  • H-3  Freeway: All lanes will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction between the Halawa Interchange and the Kaneohe Bay Drive offramp (Exit 15). 

The Race to the Base triathlon includes a swim at Ala Moana Beach Park, followed by a 27-mile bike ride to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, followed by a run on base.

Electronic messaging boards will be displayed to let drivers know about closures.

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